A display booth for Alibaba at the China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) in Beijing on September 3. Photo: AP
A display booth for Alibaba at the China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) in Beijing on September 3. Photo: AP
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Alibaba’s research academy identifies AI applications in science, new photonic chips as top tech trends for 2022

  • Of the top 10 fields named by Alibaba, four are closely related to AI, in which China is already a ‘full-spectrum peer competitor’ to the US, according to recent study
  • Photonic chips, which use photons instead of electrons to transmit data, are likely to be in widespread use by large data centres within three years, DAMO said

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A display booth for Alibaba at the China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) in Beijing on September 3. Photo: AP
A display booth for Alibaba at the China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) in Beijing on September 3. Photo: AP
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